Nigel and Alex discuss Transport in West Sussex

In conversation, Nigel and Alex discuss;- The County Council's responsibilities for local transport and infrastructure.- Providing evening and Sunday bus services.- Demand responsive bus services for rural areas.- The current state of the roads.- Solutions for repair of the roads, including use o...

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Horsham Lib Dems Celebrate Election Success

Horsham Liberal Democrats had a great day in the local elections, gaining another county seat in Horsham East, holding Riverside and Hurst and coming within a few votes of a clean sweep by taking Holbrook. They also won the district by-election in Trafalgar ward, retaining the seat with an increa...

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The Working Man doesn’t work any more

As analysis of the latest election results fills the news channels, I find myself irritated (though sadly not surprised) by two things:

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Local Elections - Meet the Candidates

Local elections in the United Kingdom are due to be held on 6 May 2021. There are 70 West Sussex County Council divisions and councillors, and our constituency, Arundel and South Downs, overlaps with 11 WSCC Divisions. In the 2017 elections, there were 8 Liberal Democrat councillors in West Suss...

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West Sussex Conservatives reject budget protecting frontline service

Yesterday our County Councillors met to debate and agree next year's budget. The Lib Dem Team put forward a series of amendments that would have protected frontline services and seen investment in the things that matter to you. Every Conservative County Councillor in Mid Sussex rejected our sugge...

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MP Andrew Griffith is his own worst censor

Following Dominic Cummings unusual public appearance on Monday, in which he admitted to breaking several lockdown restrictions and driving for 60 miles to test his eyesight, Tory MP Andrew Griffith leapt to defend his new bosses' top advisor on Twitter. The tweet, which read "Calm, fulsome [sic]...

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